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December 06, 2011 in Czech Europe More Europe Slovenia Recipes / (0) comments

Dec06
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Yesterday, December 5, was the 220th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg Austria, the prolific composer began playing at age three and was writing and performing complete works of music by his fifth year. Influenced by his father, young Mozart spent a good deal of his youth Touring Europe, astonishing audiences… Read More

November 30, 2011 in Italy / (0) comments

Nov30
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The Best Views in Italy VBT travelers love Italy for many reasons ranging from the cuisine, to the chianti, to the cappuccino. As well as for its rich and varied history that has defined civilization itself. The advantage of exploring by bicycle and on foot is the spectacular views we can pause to enjoy. So we offer here some of… Read More

November 18, 2011 in Italian Recipes Italy Puglia Italy Recipes / (0) comments

Nov18
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On the 11th of November, in Italy, San Martino day is celebrated. In commemoration of the holiday, many families hold a big party to officially welcome the fall season. The festivities are accompanied by traditional dishes and samples of vino novello, the new wine of the year. The following orecchiette alle cime di rapa recipe is a classic main course on San Martino day and… Read More

November 18, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Nov18
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The past few months have been very exciting for VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations. Our 2012 catalog of Bicycling and Walking Vacations was released, we’ve teamed up with France Guide (the official website of the French government tourist office) for an air-inclusive culinary trip for two to France, and we’ve garnered a lot of attention in the news! VBT has… Read More

November 17, 2011 in France Wine / (0) comments

Nov17
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If red wine is best enjoyed aged, and always served at room temperature, then Beaujolais Nouveau is the ultimate exception to the rules, and a highly celebrated exception at that! At one minute past midnight, on the third Thursday of November, the wine world erupts in a frenzy to distribute, serve and ultimately enjoy a taste of the new vintage.… Read More

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